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“Russian Orthodox at its best” 5 of 5 stars
Review of St. Michael's Cathedral

St. Michael's Cathedral
Lincoln and Cathedral Streets, Sitka, AK
907/747-8120
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Epsom, United Kingdom
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“Russian Orthodox at its best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Such an interesting church and the Madonna & Child icon I can still see - so inspirational. The priest was so welcoming and informative.

Visited May 2014
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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“Worth A Quick Stop”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Not the most interesting place but it is located right in the centre of the town. Certainly worth a look if in the area. Good for history buffs.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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“Worth a Look”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Decided to dash in and out to see St. Michael's Cathedral quickly on one of my downtown adventures. It was one room and the smell of previous fire still lives strong inside. Interesting inside but better view from outside. Great if your Religious but not worn the donation in which was not required when I visited.

Visited July 2014
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Florida
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“Make sure you take time to read”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

It was very interesting and if you know anything about Russian/Alaskan history this is your place. Much of the history was lost on us but it was beautiful and full of interesting artifacts, art and relics. Go and see this local spot of history.

Visited June 2014
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Phoenix, Arizona
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“Neat treasure trove”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We were very pleasantly surprised by this cathedral. We got there right before they were closing and we really didn't want to pay for us both to go in for five minutes, but the admission lady let us both in for one. We felt guilty, especially seeing all of the beauty within, so we donated the other admission, but it was so worth it! It is a gorgeous building with many treasures inside. I wish we had had more time to look more closely at all the objects they had on display there. It is definitely worth the $5 donation, plus it will help preserve it for future generations!

Visited August 2013
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